Perfect car for City Commuting
If you are looking for a small car to drive around the city - the Corolla is it. SUPER reliable, economical on fuel and low running costs. It’s quite zippy too with the 1.8L entire and CVT auto transmission. Never needed to replace anything - just regular oil changes and occasionally new tyres or break pads. Great Japanese car.
Toyota corolla is the best selling cars ever. Not recommend hybrid because of the major repair cost in the future. 1.8 liter patrol is the way to go with the cvt 7 speed transmission really smooth to drive.
Needs to be driven frequently to charge the hybrid battery
Have had my hybrid for 1 month. Was initially looking at the Lexus UX hybrid. But the Corolla was a sportier drive and had a nicer interior - plus was half the price. The Corolla is great to drive, has good visibility and has more technology than I can use. It is amazing driving in electric mode - so silent.
The only negative is that the hybrid battery is going flat because the car is not driven every day. When I enquired about this, I was told to take the car on a long drive.
The Toyota Australia website states the "high-voltage Hybrid 'tr...action battery' will never run out of charge, as it charges while you drive". However there is an article on the Toyota UK website dated 03 April 2020 which recommends, if not driven regularly, to idle the car for 60 mins at least once a week. During this 60 minutes the petrol engine kicks in to charge the hybrid battery. In all of my research before purchasing, I could not find any information about the charging of the hybrid battery. Idling in the garage, with the petrol enging on, for 1 hr a week defeats the purpose of why I wanted a hybrid vehicle.
Purchased in March 2020.
Best car I've ever driven
Purchased this car two weeks ago and I loved it from the first time I saw it. I wasn't expecting to purchase a sedan as I've always driven SUV's but this car had everything and more that I needed and wanted. I feel really safe driving it and the Apple Car Play and Sat Nav makes it easy to navigate around the city (which I haven't driven in for over 20 years). I honestly am so happy with this.
- Corolla E210 Hatch Hybrid Ascent Sport (2018-2020)
- Verified purchase
Great reliable small car
Bought a new 2019 model in Jan 2020, came with Apple CarPlay & Android Auto, easy to use Google Map in 8" colour touchscreen. Smooth driving, many safety features (haven't tried them all though), Hybrid engine (4.4L/100km for urban driving). Great reliable small car!
Purchased in January 2020.
I love my car. It’s sporty and looks great. It’s smooth to drive and has great fuel economy. The technologies in the car are up to date, with Apple car play now added as an optional extra. Boot could be bigger.
Gotta get one.
I have had so many cars over the years, this is one of the best. For a small car, plenty of room, has a great stereo system, smooth ride, and super comfy to drive. Plenty of power for a little car, I love it so much, and with Toyota, is super reliable.
Purchased in November 2016.
- Corolla E180 Hatch SX (2012-2018)
- Verified purchase
Great small car
We use our family car for transport to work and general travel. The hatchback has plenty of room for putting my ebike in the back with seats down. It is very economical to drive this petrol automatic model and Brighton Toyota have been excellent at serving the car.
Purchased in November 2016 for A$22,000.00.
A fuel economic small car with comfortable space in front seat.
It is for my everyday use for commuting to work. Also I use it to go shopping, sports, and family transport over the weekend or long holidays. It was a brand new car bought in 2018. I get it serviced when I received email notifications from the vendor. So far, there was no issues mentioned by the mechanic in the last service.
Purchased in June 2018.
The reviewer stated that an incentive was offered for this review
Great efficient vehicle
Great little car that’s cheap to service, came out of a Lexus and was surprised at home many more features this car provided!
Great value for money for anyone looking for a small hatchback
Purchased in September 2018 at Melbourne City Toyota Heidelberg for A$34,000.00.
My 2nd Corolla, trade it my old mazda 3. Excellent decision. This is cool, very quiet and roomy. Great running cars, requires little maintenance. The interior is as beatiful as exterior. Reliable car, I'm happy with it, Fantastic ride!
Purchased in October 2019.
I drive this car for work.
Its 2016 Corolla
Its perfect car to own and drive
Very economical to run
It hates mechanics so bad
Plus it's worth every single $$$ that you pay buying.
I'm for god sake my brother got 86 model and it's still going.
Purchased for A$22,000.00.
Fuel efficient, comfortable and safe
My second Corolla and I cant believe the technology developments in 10 years. Toyotas Safety Sense 2.0 (watch a YouTube video) is standard and I can get 3.7L/100km if I drive steadily. Its powerful too for overtaking. Real wow factor driving it. Best car Ive owned.
Use it every day great car got it second hand and have not had problems with it since do it would recommend this car great on fuel for every day use
Purchased in October 2018.
We hired this vehicle on a visit to Sydney, I am a V8 man but was impressed greatly by this little car. Very powerful, comfortable and has low fuel consumption. I liked it that much, I bought one.
New Models door opening and leg room to small. Profile of vechile to low.
I really like where Corolla came from aiming at providing a economical and reliable vechile. Here is the issue for me, i am approx six foot one, little older and finding it difficult to recommend it to others. New vechile profiles are to low, door opening on all models now are made for short people, including new camry. When i sit into the car, i can not fit my head into the vechile. Its a struggle , i need to put my head in first. Its no longer a car i can to utilise everyday. OH&S issue for me. Toyota have isolated the average six foot mal...e from purchasing this vechile. I think designers need to reconsider that people are getting taller and longer. The Kia Rio has more room than Camry and Corolla for the driver to entering the vechile. I should have bought one of these, 7 Year warranty as well. Most men utilise a vechile like this to and from work(approx 500km per week), not a the main family car. New Camry , my head hits the ceiling in the rear when we car pool in the company vechile. My children are taller than me, including thier friends. Suggestion, if your building a car for people outside of ASIA, then review the drivers door opening size, as it needs to be taller, and not so low to the ground.
Purchased in February 2019.
Great Toyota car
Great fuel economy great speed due to sport model good features but should have sat nav on it good zippy car that has hatchback mode which feels like more of a sedan
The Toyota Corolla never fails. It just keeps going and going and going. A half yearly service is necessary to keep the car in tip top shape. But the low maintenance means it's a very economical car to drive around in.
Purchased in June 2016.
Questions & Answers
tire pressure reset how you do in a Toyota Corolla LS 2011 it is no botton in the glove compartment nither knee bolster or intrument cluster? Please
I have just purchased a Toyota Corolla 2008 ZRE152R for my granddaughter. Can the current audio be replaced by one that has a Bluetooth connection - if so what is recommended. Also what is the best reverse camera system to install?
If you can source a genuine unit from a ZRE182R Ascent sport grade or higher they fit into the 152R & you can then plug in a genuine or aftermarket camera
When I worked for Toyota I’ve seen various Sony and clarion units retro fitted as well, an outlet like JBHi would be able to supply and fit something easily
Any problems with CVT transmission on Ascent Sport hatch ZRe182R with Prod date January 2018?
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